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Jay DeFeo

 (1929 - 1989)
Jay DeFeo was active/lived in California.  Jay DeFeo is known for large-scale abstraction, photocollage.

Biography   Jay DeFeo


From her studio on Fillmore Street in San Francisco, she created large-size abstract oil paintings whose surfaces are loaded with piled, grooved, colorful paint. She attracted much attention as a West Coast avant-garde artist, and the three-story building where she and her artist husband, Wally Hedrick, lived and worked was in the 1950s and 60s the unofficial headquarters of what-was-then, the San Francisco art world.

In the late summer of 1959, at age thirty, she had her first major solo show, and it was held at the Dilexi Gallery on Union Street. From this exhibit, five pieces were chosen for the "Sixteen Americans" exhibit at the Whitney Museum in New York. This brought her widespread attention including some prestigious collector   ...  Displaying 750 of 2972 characters.

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